Medieval Studies

Professor John Ganim, "Disorienting the Crusades: Geographies, Landscapes, and Film Language"

Professor John Ganim of the University of California at Riverside will be delivering a lecture entitled "Disorienting the Crusades: Geographies, Landscapes, and Film Language" in the Medieval Studies Distinguished Visiting Lecturer series on Friday, October 10, 2008, at 3 p.m. in the Denius Room at the Harry Ransom Center.  As is usual in this series, Professor Ganim will also lead a graduate/faculty seminar, with a packet of readings on the same day, at 11 a.m. at the Atwood Library, Calhoun 30

Fri, October 10, 2008 | Denius Room at the Harry Ransom Center

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Professor Ganim is the author of Style and Consciousness in Middle English Narrative (Princeton), Chaucerian Theatricality (Princeton), and Medievalism and Orientalism: Three Essays on Literature, Architecture, and Cultural Identity (Palgrave MacMillan). President of the New Chaucer Society from 2006 to 2008, Professor Ganim has had numerous awards, honors, and fellowships, and is especially well-known and beloved, in the medievalist community, for his mentorship and advocacy of junior professors and graduate students, as well as his support for new directions in scholarship.

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